Tuesday, December 18, 2018 — 3:00 PM EST

Microbe-mineral-fluid interactions: Case studies from natural environments, industrial problems and arctic biogeochemical processes 

Presented by Dr. Jenine McCutcheon, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
Monday, December 10, 2018 (all day) to Friday, December 14, 2018 (all day)

American Gephysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 2018 is taking place in Washington, DC

Friday, November 30, 2018 — 1:30 PM EST

Hydrobiogeophysics:  Linking geo-electrical Properties and Biogeochemical Processes in Shallow Subsurface Environments

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 2:30 PM EST

Professor Keith Hipel, from the Department of Systems Design Engineering will deliver the Miroslaw Romanowski Lecture at the University of Waterloo on November 29th. His talk is titled: "Negotiations over Groundwater Contamination".

Event details and links to registration can be found here.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 (all day)

Undergraduate students (in the Earth 436 and Earth 499 courses) in the  Earth and Environmental Sciences Department will be presenting their work at the Fall Thesis Symposium Day on November 22nd, 2018. 

Presentations will be in the Davis Centre (DC) 1302 and 1304. Refreshments will be provided. 

Everyone is welcome to attend and support the students!


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The Water Institute and Canadian Rivers Institute are co-hosting the 2018 Hynes Lecturer, Dr. Margaret A. Palmer (University of Maryland), who will be presenting, "Restoration, watershed context, and biogeochemical processes: from streams to wetlands."

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 (all day) to Friday, November 9, 2018 (all day)

The 2018 Canadian Science Policy Conference is being held in Ottawa, Ontario, from November 7th to 9th. The theme of this year's conference is "Building Bridges Between Science, Policy, and Society."

Thursday, November 1, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Join Gregory Baird, President of The Water Finance Research Foundation, as he presents "Perspectives on the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Challenge: Engineering, Technology or Financial Crisis," as part of the Water Institute's WaterTalk lecture series.

For more information about the speaker and the presentation, visit the Water Institute's page.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Join Dr. William Blomquist, from Indiana University - Purdue University Idianapolis, as he presents "Notes from Underground: A Groundwater Perspective on Water Resource Governance and Management," as part of the Water Institute's WaterTalk lecture series.

For more information about the speaker and the presentation, visit the Water Institute's page.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM GMT

Join Dr. Lakshika Girihagama from the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough, as she presents "Physical circulation in the coastal zone of a large lake controls the benthic biological distribution".

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join Dr. Ng How Yong, from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore, as he presents "Research Activities at the National University of Singapore Environmental Research Institute," as part of the Water Institute's WaterTalk lecture series.

For more information about the speaker and the presentation, visit the Water Institute's page.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

Join Dr. Christine Dow from the Department of Geography & Environmental Management as she presents "Antarctic subglacial lakes and their impacts on ice stream dynamics" at Wilfrid Laurier's Paul Martin Centre.

Refreshments provided.

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM EDT

Join the Water Institute on September 24th for a full day of presentations surrounding water and water research from over a dozen interdisciplinary Water Institute members, including keynote speeches from the 2016 Stockholm Water Prize winner, Joan Rose, and 2018 Stockholm Water Prize winner, Mark van Loosdrecht.

More information about the conference can be found on the Water Institute's website.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Join Dr. Eric Roden, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as he presents "Rust Never Sleeps: Biogeochemical and Genomic Aspects of Microbial Fe Redox Cycling".

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Tracing Redox cycles during Microbe Clay Interactions Using Stables Iron Isotopes

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM GMT

Interested in learning more about graduate studies at the University of Waterloo? Attend the Faculty of Science Graduate Open House to hear from professors and current graduate students, and check out booths from research centres, resources and clubs on campus!

For more information, visit the event posting on the Science Faculty website.

Please register for the event.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 — 12:00 PM EDT

Watershed Ecosystem Services: Linking Economic Valuation and Ecohydrology

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — 9:30 AM EDT

Quantitative Modeling of Nitrogen Cycling Along the River Continuum: Stream Bed Sediments, Reservoirs and Isotopes

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 — 9:00 AM EDT

Coupling Reactive Transport and Travel Time Modeling at Watershed Scale

Sunday, August 12, 2018 (all day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (all day)

The 28th annual Goldschmidt conference is being held from August 12th to 17th in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference will feature over 3200 abstracts relating to geochemistry.

More information about the conference can be found on the Goldschmidt website.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Join Dr. Anniet Laverman, from the Université de Rennes, as she presents "Assessment of isotopic fractionation associated to nitrate reduction by benthic microbial communities"!

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Join us as Ben Devries from the University of Maryland presents "Satellite Earth Observation for continental-scale monitoring of surface water dynamics".

Monday, July 23, 2018 (all day) to Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (all day)

Interested in learning more about microbial energetics? Join us for the University of Waterloo Microbial Bioenergetics Workshop, on July 23rd and 24th!

Download the full program (PDF) for a detailed list of the presentations and activities at the workshop.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:45 PM EDT

Join us for the Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences' Spring 2018 Symposium Day on July 19th! Both undergraduate theses and fourth year projects will be presented, including projects by Ecohydrology group members.

Download the full program (PDF) to see the list of presentations and abstracts.

Monday, July 16, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Join us on July 16th as Dr. Tony Breton, from the University of Angers, presents "Controlled surface functionalization via diazonium electrografting":


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